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POLICE REPORTS

January 14, 2013
Salem News

SALEM REPORTS

- An officer assisted Perry Township Police search for a vehicle at 6:10 a.m. Sunday after the driver fled from them while they were attempting a traffic stop. Police checked the parking lot at Fresh Mark and found the vehicle and the driver. A city officer stood by while a township officer conducted an investigation and issued a citation.

- Police responded at 2:15 a.m. Sunday to the 400 block of South Union Avenue for loud persons and an unknown dispute and found a boyfriend and girlfriend intoxicated. He wasn't allowing her inside the residence where they live. They were both told it's civil in nature and he agreed to leave for the night. Police were called back to the same residence at 5:01 a.m. and the resident reported his white 2006 GMC Envoy damaged while parked in the drive. Both the driver and passenger side mirrors were damaged and the driver side windshield wiper was bent. A small dent was on the driver side door under the door handle, with black scuff marks and key marks in the same area.

- Police were called at 11:58 p.m. Saturday to Circle K West on West State Street for a suspicious vehicle/activity. The clerk said a white vehile had been parking in the lot for over an hour and left just before police arrived. The vehicle was now parked at Dunkin' Donuts on West State Street. An officer spoke to the occupants of the vehicle and they said theyhad been waiting for another person at Circle K.

- A suspicious person was reported at 10:23 p.m. Saturday at the rear of a business in the 600 block of East State Street. Officers located her and learned she was using an outside outlet to charge her phone. She was told about the complaint and said she would leave so there would be no more problem.

- Police responded to the area of North Union Avenue and East Third Street after receiving a report at 9:54 p.m. Saturday of a possible altercation involving a large group of persons near the intersection. All was quiet when an officer arrived. A second officer located a group of eight people walking along Third Street near Hawley Avenue who said they just came from that area and had been talking loudly, but no fighting or arguing occurred.

- A loud explosion was reported at 8:59 p.m. Saturday at South Lincoln Avenue and Franklin, but nothing was found.

- A man in the 200 block of Rose Avenue called at 8:10 p.m. Saturday to request removal of a male he knows who keeps stopping at his residence after he's told him not to stop. He was told his options. The male could not be located.

- Police were called at 6:53 p.m. Saturday to West 16th Street for a reckless vehicle squealing tires in the area. The vehicle was not found.

- Residents at a home in the 600 block of East Sixth Street reported at 6:34 p.m. Saturday an ongoing problem with an unknown male making harassing calls and sending threatening text messages. While there getting information, an officer was able to talk to the suspect on the phone and told him he could face telecommunications harassment charges if he does not stop. He told the officer they were calling him, also. All parties were told to have no contact with one another.

- A domestic was reported at 6:31 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Walnut Street where two people said they had an argument that led to a slight altercation. The domestic violence laws were explained and both said they wanted nothing done. The male was taken to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance for an injury unrelated to the dispute.

- A 911 hangup call was reported at 6:15 p.m. Saturday on Rose Avenue, with no disturbance found.

- Police were called to the 200 block of East Third Street at 6:11 p.m. Saturday for a semi truck parked in a private parking lot running. An officer found that the truck was not running, but the truck generator was running every couple of hours. The driver was located and said he would move the truck so there would be no more problems. He was advised of the city ordinance.

- A caller at 5:58 p.m. Saturday reported loud persons in the 400 block of Continental Drive, but no disturbance was found.

- A caller at 5:02 p.m. Saturday reported people soliciting without a permit in the 700 block of East Third Street, but they could not be found.

- Police received a report at 4:27 p.m. Saturday that a man climbed up a tree and was hanging off a branch above the road in the 1100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Officers did not find anyone in a tree.

- Police were called at 3:46 p.m. Saturday for a parking complaint in the 1400 block of East 10th Street. The owner corrected the problem.

- Loud music was reported at 2:42 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Fifth Street and turned down by the resident when contacted by police.

- Ted Gagnon, of Shady Lane, reported at 2:33 p.m. Saturday that two people arrived at his residence and started taking pictures of his residence. When he confronted them, they would not tell him why they were taking pictures but gave their company name. They were told to leave.

- A woman came to the police station at 1:26 p.m. Saturday to report receiving numerous texts and phone calls from a known male. She said she told him to stop the harassment, but he refuses. An officer called to tell him police were notified and to stop calling her. She was told her options if it continues.

- Police were called at 10:44 a.m. Saturday for illegal dumping in the 100 block of North Howard Avenue where someone used a business dumpster for personal trash.

- Darby Mayhew, of the 700 block of East Fourth Street, reported items missing at 9:29 a.m. Saturday.

-At 8:52 a.m. Saturday, items removed from a vehicle belonging to Louis Powell, of the 900 block of East Fourth Street, were already recovered by officers on the previous shift and were identified by the owner.

 
 

 

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